Former Manchester defender Chris Smalling has on Saturday addressed the recent armed robbery at his house in Rome.
The AS Roma defender was speaking as he thanked everyone for their wishes and support as he wished the robbers find alternative means of earning a living.
“I’d like to thank everyone for your well wishes and support! My family although very shaken up are luckily unharmed!. Hoping these people can find a more meaningful way to live their lives without causing such harm and distress to others.” Said Chris Smalling.
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The Friday incident saw the armed robbers attack the defender’s home where they took a number of valuable and even ordered Smalling to give them others before leaving them unharmed.
Police were called in and took statements as they began investigations promising to bring to book the culprits.
Former Manchester United teammate Marcus Rashford expressed his concerns over the incident wishing Smalling was okay after the incident.
“Thinking about you Chris Smalling and your lovely family. So sorry to wake up to the news this morning. Can’t imagine how you’re feeling but I hope you’re ok.” Said Rashford.